Ep. 2 - Give us a silver medal

April 12, 2017

Welcome to #UTWA - your weekly unstructured time with art.

In this episode, Sara and Sommer talk about charitable giving, nonprofit accountability, and what the heck is going on with Renée Fleming. Also, we've included a BONUS LINK about how to read a 990. Things are getting crazy up in here.

Find us on Twitter @SaraKAllDay and @Sommerrenae.

You can find the articles we discussed today listed below:

The Problem With Modern Philanthropy (https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/03/the-problem-with-philanthropy/520989/)

Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Harlan County switches to solar power (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/04/06/the-coal-mining-museum-in-harlan-county-ky-switches-to-solar-power/)

Flashback Theater's Let's Play Program (http://flashbacktheater.co/education/)

Charitable Giving Report: How Nonprofit Fundraising Performed in 2016 (https://institute.blackbaud.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2016-Charitable-Giving-Report.pdf)

Giving Tuesday (https://www.givingtuesday.org/)

Jacob's Pillow Dance (https://www.jacobspillow.org/)

Arena Stage (http://www.arenastage.org/)

Smart People, directed by Seema Sueko at Arena Stage (http://www.arenastage.org/shows-tickets/the-season/productions/smart-people/)

The Diva Departs: Renée Fleming’s Farewell to Opera (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/05/arts/music/the-diva-departs-renee-flemings-farewell-to-opera.html)

Hold Up! Renée Fleming Is Not Retiring From Opera (http://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/2017/04/06/522876028/hold-up-ren-e-fleming-is-not-retiring-from-opera)

A Hushed Departure at the Met Museum Reveals Entrenched Management Culture (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/02/arts/design/met-museum-campbell-resignation-brodsky-coburn.html)

Public Performance Art Piece (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhythm_0)

Guidestar (https://www.guidestar.org)

How to Read the IRS Form 990 (https://www.npccny.org/new990/)

Light City Baltimore (http://lightcity.org/)

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